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Tube ‘loud enough’ to damage hearing

Tube ‘loud enough’ to damage hearing

It has been said that parts of London Underground are ‘loud enough to damage peoples hearing’. Many people have been warned, however, some say more needs to be done. An academic commented recently, “The Victoria Line service is on average the loudest while other noisy sections of the Tube are said to be like ‘being […]

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Augmented Hearing has Arrived

Augmented Hearing has Arrived

It was mind boggling enough to hear Google glass was proved to be as useful as a Segway, and now out of nowhere there’s a new start-up company (Doppler Labs) attempting to improve our ears and hearing with 10p-sized augmented hearing ear buds. With different modes controlled by your Bluetooth smartphone, these amazing gadgets filter […]

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Girl Inspires YouTube Help for the Deaf

Girl Inspires YouTube Help for the Deaf

The popular YouTuber – Tyler Oakley – has close captioned all of his videos so that deaf people everywhere can watch his content. He was inspired to do this by a brave girl named Rikki Poynter who, in her video, asked people to raise awareness for closed captioning on YouTube. She explained how subtitled videos […]